XII. Ineligible Foods

  • Prohibited purchases with FMNP checks shall include but are not limited to:
    • Fresh fruits and vegetables grown outside of Illinois and its contiguous states
    • Processed food items such as jams/jellies, juices/ciders, canned vegetables, baked goods, and fruit pies
  • Other ineligible items shall include:


Dry Peas

Ornamental Gourds

Potted Herb Plan



Ornamental Corn

Dry Beans

Ornamental Pumpkins

Potted Plants